• Short Summary

    Good footage of the island of Ceylon.

  • Description

    Several good shots of busy street scenes in Columbo the capitol of the island of Ceylon. Good M/S's of the both the young and old natives of the island. Excellent L/S's and M/S's of the fantastic carving of gods in the ancient buildings of the city.

    L/S's of the peaceful looking Gaul harbour. L/S of large lighthouse. L/S's of the ancient walls over the old city which the commentator says used to be part of the Dutch Empire. L/S's of large ancient temple in the hills of Candy. L/S's picturesque waterfall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1296.24
    Media URN:
    43044
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:48:00 / 01:48:29:00
    Canister:
    NSP 243

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